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Oz, Frank

Works: 399 works in 1,164 publications in 9 languages and 56,182 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Puppet films  Caricatures and cartoons  Comedy films  Film series  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Puppeteer , Author of screenplay, Producer, Interviewee, dir, Film editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Animator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Frank Oz
Monsters, Inc by Pete Docter ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loveable Sulley and his wisecracking sidekick Mike, are the top scare team who work for Monsters, Inc., the scream-processing utility factory in Monstropolis that generates energy from the goosebumps of children. Sulley accidentally lets a little girl named Boo wonder into the monster world. Since monsters are terrified of children, this causes major problems. It's up to Sulley and Mike to keep her out of sight and get her back home
Star wars ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 3,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten years after the events of Phantom menace, Senator Padme Amidala survives an assassination attempt as she returns to Coruscant for an important vote. The Jedi Council send Obi-Wan Kenobi and Annikin Skywalker to protect her. After tracking the assassin, but failing to get any information from her, Obi-Wan is sent to Kamino to continue their investigations while Annikin is sent with Amidala to Naboo. While Annikin and Amidala are falling in love on Naboo, Obi-Wan is investigating the connection between the assassination attempt and a growing sepeartist movement, which could bring the Republic to the brink of civil war
The dark crystal by Jim Henson ( Visual )
71 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jen, a Gelfling (one of the last survivors of the elfin-like race), is told of a prophecy by his master, a wise and gentle mystic. Jen sets to the task of returning the crystal shard to the all powerful Dark Crystal, making it whole again, and restoring light to the world
The Indian in the cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The touching tale of nine-year-old Omri who magically brings his three-inch toy Indian Little Bear to life. Together, they embark on an amazing adventure filled with wonder and excitement. Suggested audience: general
Star wars by Ewan McGregor ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torn between loyalty to his mentor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the seductive powers of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker ultimately turns his back on the Jedi. This begins his complete journey to the dark side and his transformation into Darth Vader
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog share the limelight in Kermit's search for fame and fortune in Hollywood
The Stepford wives by Frank Oz ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After moving with her husband and children to the well-manicured community of Stepford, Connecticut, former New York television executive Joanna Eberhart is beginning to realize that Stepford is more than just the "perfect" place to live ... it's a little to perfect. All the wives in town are models who cater to their husband's every desire. What is going on behind the closed doors of the Stepford Men's Association and the Stepford Day Spa? Can Joanna figure out the problem before it's too late?
Little shop of horrors by Frank Oz ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this musical, business booms at Mushnik's Flower Shop when an exotic potted plant called Audrey II arrives. People are rushing in to see it--and disappearing
The great Muppet caper by Jim Henson ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newspaper reporters Kermit, Fozzie and Gonzo pursue jewel thieves and are led to the home of a fashion designer whose gems are secretly being stolen
What about Bob? by Frank Oz ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Wiley, a troubled but lovable therapy patient, seeks help from noted psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin. When the doctor leaves town to go on a quiet family vacation, Bob, afraid of being alone, follows--showing up unexpectedly at the therapist's lakeside retreat. Bob becomes the houseguest that just won't leave
The Muppets take Manhattan by H. B Gilmour ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Muppets take their musical show to Broadway, but discover the road there is not as straight as they had hoped
Star Wars ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the rebel leaders map their strategy for an attack on the Emperor's new Death Star, Han Solo remains frozen and imprisoned in the desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, who is also keeping Princess Leia as a slave. Meanwhile, Luke Skywalker, now a master of The Force, rescues his friends but cannot become a true Jedi Knight until he wages his own crucial battle against his evil father, Darth Vader, who has sworn to win him over to the Dark Side
It's a very merry Muppet Christmas movie by Thomas F Martin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evil banker Rachel Bitterman forecloses on the Muppets' famous variety theater. But Bitterman's machinations take a back seat when apprentice guardian angel Daniel shows Kermit what conditions would have been had Kermit never existed. A Kermit-less world would have found Miss Piggy running a fraudulent psychic hotline, Fozzie Bear as a homeless derelict, and Sam the Eagle as a caged "rave" dancer. With showstopping numbers like Moulin Scrooge and parodies of many holiday films, this tale of fortune through friendship defines the true meaning of holiday spirit
Dirty rotten scoundrels by Frank Oz ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two con men on the Riviera compete to see who can extract $50,000 from a woman first. The victim is a naive American heiress, and as the competition between the two men, one a sauve and sophisticated Englishman and the other a bumbling but appealing American, heats up, the American heiress holds her ground
Follow that bird ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A social worker sends Big Bird off to Ocean View, Illinois for the comforts of family life with the Dodos. Big Bird soon becomes homesick and lonely, and sets off for Sesame Street
The score by Frank Oz ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Persuaded to help a desperate friend for a $6 million payday, an expert safecracker postpones his retirement to pull off one last heist with a novice thief. Their foolproof plan turns into a high risk gamble when a clash of egos threatens to bring them both down
Death at a funeral ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel is a decent young man who is married to Jane. They live at his father's home. When his father dies, it is up to him to organize his funeral. On the morning of the funeral, with a suitably grave expression on his face, Daniel is ready to welcome his father's friends and relatives. But preserving the dignity inherent in such a circumstance will be a hard task. Particularly with an undertaker who botches his work; his famous, but selfish brother has returned from the USA; his cousin's fiancé has accidentally ingested drugs; a man takes advantage of the sad event to win back the heart, or rather the body, of a woman who is about to marry another; a handicapped old uncle who is also the most unbearable pain in the neck. To cap it all, Daniel notices the presence among the mourners of a mysterious dwarf nobody else seems to know
In & out by Frank Oz ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a former student tells the world that a high school teacher is gay, the man tries hard to assert his manliness
The Muppet Christmas carol by Jim Henson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miser Ebenezer Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas and reforms his heartless and money-grubbing ways after being visited on Christmas Eve by four ghosts
The Muppet Show ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical-variety program with a cast made up of muppets - man-made, human-operated creatures
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Oznowicz, Frank
Oznowicz, Frank 1944-
Oznowicz, Richard Frank, 1944-
English (394)
German (22)
French (15)
Spanish (14)
Multiple languages (10)
Italian (3)
Portuguese (2)
Dutch (2)
Chinese (1)